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Discover our events, drop-ins and training sessions designed to support you with your studies, teaching and research.

 

Check back regularly as more sessions are added all the time.

You can also request one-to-one sessions with the Student Academic Skills team and browse sessions for researchers.

Thursday 8th December 2022

Contribution Café - Zoos

Date
08/12/2022 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Are you looking for an informal space to practice your conversation skills? Join our friendly online space to contribute to conversation with other students on a different theme every week. Open to all students from all subject areas.

Ask Libraries online

Date
08/12/2022 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join our online sessions to find out more about the resources available within Libraries including visiting libraries to find books, using our library catalogue NUsearch and what to do if the library doesn't have the resource that you need.

Study Chat: Editing, proof-reading and finishing your document

Date
08/12/2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
In this session, we offer essential tips on editing and proof reading. We also demonstrate how to use formatting to create a lasting impression on your reader.

Searching systematically to find evidence for a systematic review

Date
08/12/2022 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Doing a systematic review for a project or dissertation? Expand your knowledge of the literature searching process in this session. Suitable for undergraduate and masters students doing systematic reviews for projects or dissertations in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects.
Friday 9th December 2022

Introduction to EndNote Desktop for researchers (in-person)

Date
09/12/2022 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
B09 Main Building Sutton Bonington
Description
Advance booking is required. You'll be guided through setting up your own EndNote Desktop library and will discover how to use EndNote's key features to help you import, manage, organise and edit the references you find through your literature searches for your research.
Saturday 10th December 2022

Ask Libraries online

Date
10/12/2022 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join our online sessions to find out more about the resources available within Libraries including visiting libraries to find books, using our library catalogue NUsearch and what to do if the library doesn't have the resource that you need.
Monday 12th December 2022

Navigating information on the web

Date
12/12/2022 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Discover how to search the web more effectively by using advanced search functionality and social media. Suitable for undergraduate and masters students in all subjects.

Ask Libraries on campus (Law and Social Sciences)

Date
12/12/2022 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Atrium - Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Libraries will be visiting buildings across the university throughout semester one. If you would like to know more on how you can make the most of your library study spaces, resources and services, join our Library staff for a brief demonstration customised to your individual needs.?

Resource Spotlight: ASSIA (Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts)

Date
12/12/2022 (12:00-12:30)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Our resource spotlights will guide you through a range of key resources to help you search effectively for information. Suitable for undergraduates and Masters students.

Study chat: Preparing your notes for revision

Date
12/12/2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Exams, whether in-person or in an open book format, are easier to approach when you understand your own notes. This session provides key strategies for both developing and engaging with notes for revision and assessments.
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